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Black History Month 2021

February 25, 2021, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Black History Month 2021

Black History Month Program 2021: A Strategy Toolkit for BIPOC Inclusion

Please join the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL) for our annual Black History Month program on February 25, 2021, 6-7:30 p.m.

A virtual panel discussion exploring Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) from a BIPOC perspective, with a focus on strategies to overcome systemic anti-Black racism. While there is increased recognition of the importance of EDI, many individuals and organizations still struggle to implement meaningful changes in the workplace. Our panelists will discuss concrete tools and strategies to institute impactful change.

Panelists

DEAN DONNA YOUNG
Dean, Faculty of Law
(Ryerson University)

KIM BERNHARDT
Arbitrator | Mediator,
Human Rights

VIDAL CHAVANNES
Director, Strategy, Research &
Organizational Performance
(Durham Regional Police Service)

SHASHU CLACKEN
Managing Director | Business Strategist (CN Consulting)

Facilitator  

PATRICIA DeGUIRE
Arbitrator | Mediator | Coach

This program contains 1 hour and 30 minutes of EDI Professionalism Content.

To register for this virtual event, please click here.  You will receive the link to the webcast a few days in advance of the program.

Please note that the Law Society of Ontario makes reasonable accommodations to enable persons with disabilities to attend and participate in its programs, including providing auxiliary aids and services upon request and removing architectural and communication barriers that are structural in nature where readily achievable.  To request auxiliary aids or services or if you have any questions regarding accessibility, please contact equityevents@lso.ca. In order for the Law Society to be able to make the necessary arrangements for accommodation, we require that you provide your request for accommodation at least a week (7 days) prior to the program date.

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